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Succession Crossword
succession crossword

1. Occurs when an existing community is destroyed
4. A successional stage
5. the tendency of ecosystems to recover from disturbances
9. Communities proceed through a series of stages
10. Uncut forests or regenerated forests that have not been disturbed by humans for a long time
11. Long-lasting stable community determined by the climate and the organisms present
12. depend on the reoccurrence of fire to maintain their existence
2. As soil and nutrients is added aquatic systems become terrestrial systems
3. Starts with bare material; No soil Few nutrients
6. Stands of trees resulting from recent secondary ecological succession
7. a mechanism of succession where earlier species make conditions more favorable for newer occupants and are replaced by them
8. First organisms that colonize bare rock
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